Bought a new acer tower cannot get my webcam to work it is a logtech messenger when i put in cd it loads alright but when i try to use it it comes up saying it dont have a sound card i think there should be one already in it right reg
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Re: webcam wont work
Did you install the software with the camera connected to
the computer? Disconnect the camera from the USB port and reinstall the
software. When the program asks you to connect the camera, do so, and it
should work. Hope this is of some help.Bud
Below is info for setting up Audio & Video to chat on
line after you install , either Skype or a messenger program.
Web Camera’s have to be
setup on the program they are to be used with.Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up to broadcast
on messengers or Skype.
Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for
the Audio and Video to function properly.
After downloading and installing Skype set it up as follows:
TOOLS, then OPTIONS, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone
and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
click on the Video Settings.
camera if installed properly will come up and show a picture.
on the bottom of the page click on Save.
The camera and audio should function properly.Your friends and Family will now see and
talk to you.
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger set it up
Messenger at the top left and click on it.
go down to Preferences and click on it.
Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to
the computer Audio Card.
go to the Test Audio section and(in blue writing) click on“Open the call setup assistant” and follow the instructions on the
you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the
square on top left next to the red X.
on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show
Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”.
go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on “ “Action.”
“TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting” and follow the
NOTE:You audio and
video shoud work.Enjoy.
When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so
you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hope this helps.Bud
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you must test ;
first:be sure that your webcam it is not damage (in electric way) and the cable correctly connected
--->the time when you connect your webcome you listen to specific music + an notification text in the left indicate that a new matriels is connected
secend :see if you have installed correctly your " driver "webcam
---->select "start " then "panal confguration" then " add matriel"
so try to put the "cd driver" of the webcam in "cd player"
so be sure that the driver has been installed .
finally test your webcam by using the "windows live messenger " for exemple or any other program that use the webcam.
Hi. I think you might try uninstalling the webcam driver then install the latest driver for your webcam. Also try installing a newer version of the yahoo messenger. I already tried this with my laptop that has the same issue with your machine and it works for me. Hope this helps..
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how can i download cd installer of my logitech webcamilost my webcam cd installerhelp me sir/mam: i lost my cd of this webcam, my brother wnt to see soon....thank you I LOST MY CD OF THIS WEB CAM PLC HELP ME i have a web cam logtech lost the manual for it cant get my web vam to work help me i have a new logitech webcam but i dont have a intaller how can i use my webcam?
I know a lot of people are having problems with the acer cam
if you updated msn try going back to your old version
or if you have'nt updated it you can try that.
The only other thing is to uninstall cam and reinstall
I've had to that so many times on my acer crystal eye cam
After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on Action. Go to “TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting and follow the instructions. if you still have a problem please let me know and don't forget to rate